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Waymo CTO is Working on The Difficult Edge Cases

Dmitri Dolgov, Waymo CTO is fighting the elements in his bid to bring autonomous cars to the world. The chief technology officer of Waymo, the Alphabet-owned firm born out of Google’s semi-secret X development lab, is at a point where … Continue reading

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Tiny Lidar Sensor

As you can see in the image researchers at MIT and DARPA have developed a tiny solid state lidar sensor that is packed onto a single chip – incredible! This sensor is 1,000 times faster than a mechanical system and … Continue reading

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Using Lidar for Global Positioning

I tried to find out more about this idea, but so far no luck. It seems The US Navy (USN) is exploring the potential of performing non-GPS global positioning using Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) measurements of space objects with … Continue reading

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DARPA’s MOABB Could Be Game Changer

DARPA has announced the Modular Optical Aperture Building Blocks, or MOABB project which seeks to create ultra-compact light detection and ranging (LIDAR) systems. The agency has set a Proposer’s Day for Dec. 17 for potential participants in the program, which DARPA … Continue reading

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DARPA Demos New Single-Chip Lidar

In the latest test, the system was able to scan back and forth across that entire arc more than 100,000 times per second. Continue reading

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